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Join us on a culturally rich and historical tour of the famous Tusket Islands. Enjoy tales of the lobster and tuna fishing industry, shipwrecks, world war 2 spies and how one island delcared war on the USSR! Haul a real lobster traps and experience...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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142 Chemin Des Jacquard, Wedgeport, Nova Scotia B0W 2B0, Canada
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+1 902-740-2295
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All reviews seafood chowder lobster fishing nova scotia tusket island yarmouth area lobster trap live music in addition cod his guitar sunny day friends and family island tour highly recommend this tour musical entertainment rappie pie wonderful music
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Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

We went with friends and family and we practically had the boat to ourselves. We had the most glorious weather for being on the ocean. The crew catered to all our needs and wants, explained what we saw and told stories of old. The meal...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Three generations, ages 80 to 17 of our small family group, were warmly welcomed by Simon. As we set out on Thanksgiving Day to enjoy nature and relax with each other. Time was well shared, amid fun, laughter and photo ops. we made lifelong memories...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I feel a bit badly, as everyone seems so enthusiastic about this tour, but my daughter and I did find it over priced for what it was. We were with Simon, who was a very friendly man, and 3 others, who were from the area....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barb d
Lucien L, Owner at Tusket Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Barbara, We appreciate your feedback and we thrive to learn from what our customers want. We apologize for not demonstrating the actual process of pulling a trap that we normally do on each and every tour, we’ve had some complications with tampering of our...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

We took this tour early last week and can't recommend it highly enough. First, the weather was beyond perfect -- blue skies and calm ocean. Jamie and Simon were very welcoming and gave us so much interesting information about the Tusket Islands, their past, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We booked a tour with Tuskett Island tours. We felt that the tour was good value for the dollar. They were ever organized for lunch and the lunch was delicious. We were 2 couples from Ontario, we thoroughly enjoyed the day and highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynn and Margo P
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Great day on the water. Travel in a large, safe lobster boat to the Tusket Islands and learn about the history of the people and the fishing in this fascinating Acadian village. Gorgeous water views, demonstration of hauling and setting a lobster trap, and a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sams800
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Every minute of this experience was charming, relaxing, and a true roots adventure. It includes seafood chowder, live music, a stroll around the rugged island and an eclectic mix of tourists to chat with. Photographers and artists can indulge their talents in endless raw subject...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Solitalink
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

A group of friends and family went on the tour. It was fantastic from the beginning. Easy to find, board and enjoy. We were entertained with stories, folklore and music. Had the most delicious lunch at a shanty. Couldn't have asked for a better time....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank StephenC196654
Reviewed 24 August 2018

we had the most perfect weather for this tour, the tour itself if worth the time and money to do and with the calm waters it was fantastic. The tour is designed to make you feel welcomed and part of the family. You learn about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank csb1953
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The crew was very friendly and well informed. It was like a trip on a friends boat. Beautiful sights and great food. We loved the live music as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
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